This figure compared to the master figure
Usage of this figure
This figure is not used much.
It is the least utilized of all.
The primary version of this figure was already considered as "backwards", so if you also remove the only support it had ...
A slow tempo favors its appearance.
This figure is used in "3 against 2"
In ternary music, playing consecutive quarter notes, lasting 2/3 of a beat each, creates a three against two polyrhythm.
1 2 1 2 1 2→
1 2 3 1 2 3→
The 2/3 pattern places three notes inside two beats, giving the impression that two rhythmic feels are played simultaneously
"Three against two" polyrhythm
In the exercise below, the 3 against 2 are indicated with an asterisk *.
It's a good idea to practice these rhythms on their own until the feel becomes natural.
How to perform
•A: Start by doing this rhythm, using the syllable "Ta".
B: Mute the first "Ta" of each beat.
Tempo 80 bpm
Tempo 110 bpm
Tempo 140 bpm
= Three against two feel.